Marcus Reno

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Birthday
15, 1834
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 30, 1889 (54)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
15, 1834
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Mar 30, 1889 (54)

About

Union Army Brevet Brigadier General who is remembered for making controversial decisions leading to an infamous defeat for the United States military at the Battle of the Little Big Horn.

Before Fame

He attended West Point from 1851 until 1857 and soon after brevetted second lieutenant, 1st Dragoons.

Trivia

He fought in the Indian Wars and the American Civil War.

Family Life

He was reportedly an ancestor of Phillippe Francois Renault.

Associated With

Ty Hardin portrayed him in the film Custer of the West.